Mental Health

5 posts

How to Live with Depression

I’m not the kind of person to post “how to” blogs because I’m not very good at imparting useful wisdom. However, here’s one thing where I’ve had some recent breakthroughs and months later I’m still doing pretty okay. In my last post, I pointed out how I’m worried I might […]

Man Enough to Cry

Back in August, I had a big sad. I don’t necessarily consider it depression, because the cause of it was well-known to me and obvious. I had a relationship end after four years. I felt pretty worthless and hopeless, and yeah, I guess maybe it did trigger some depression, too. […]

Looking for Happy

Before you read this post, I’d just like to let you know I’m okay. This one is in a bit of a different format. I wrote the main chunk of it when I was extremely stressed out and in, honestly, a dark place. I’ve left that chunk intact with minimal […]

I’m Not Okay and That’s All Right

If you follow this website regularly or have me on Twitter, then you know that I took last week off from working on the blog. I claimed that it was for the sake of my mental health, and I meant that genuinely. If I’m not in a good mindset, then […]

Is this Depression or Am I Just Bored?

It happens all the time. I sit down to do one of my favorite activities—video games—all settled in with my favorite drink, my dog curled up next to me on the couch, and an open-ended stretch of time during which I can play until the controller dies. Yet somehow, after […]